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A Stern Talking To: Troubleshooting Your Overheating Sterndrive

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Sterndrives are tremendously versatile and rugged pieces of marine equipment, combining the advantages of inboard and outboard motors to give you tremendous reliability. However, these formidable engines are not invulnerable, and can encounter a number of teething troubles throughout their working lives. One of the most common problems encountered with sterndrives is overheating. This problem can have a number of root causes, so determining which is affecting your engine can be challenging. Read More»

Important Questions to Ask When Considering a BBQ Boat Rental

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A BBQ boat hire is a great way to enjoy a day on the water with family and friends. A BBQ boat is typically a pontoon boat, meaning it has a flat bottom for more room inside the boat itself. This type of boat is not meant for speed, but for relaxing in comfort and even fishing off the side. Having a built-in barbecue grill is also a great way to enjoy your catch, or whatever food you want to prepare while boating. Read More»

Maintaining your motor boat's fuel system

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A good day cruising on the water and back to the shore could be ruined by a poorly maintained fuel system. It can cut your pleasurable ride short and force you to tow your motor boat home.  However, there are few maintenance practices that can help you to keep the fuel system in good shape, assuring you of an efficient machine every time you take on the water. Here are a few things that you should know to help you maintain your boat’s fuel system and mercruiser motor: Read More»